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The Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Tourament features 40 players with USA Basketball experience, spread among 13 of the 16 teams. Here are some of them.

  • Date:
    Mar 16, 2015

A'ja Wilson, a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, is ready to lead the University of South Carolina into the NCAA Tournament this week. Things weren't always easy for Wilson, but she has worked hard to succeed both on and off the court. Hear what she has to say about the advice her grandmother gave her, and what she loves most about playing basketball.

  • Date:
    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

Several players who have helped USA Basketball women's teams win championships in recent years are just now beginning their college careers. Here are some of those players who will be contributing at major Division I programs this season.

Head coach Dawn Staley (University of Carolina) On the USA’s gold-medal winning performance against Canada: I thought Canada played extremely well. I just thought overall, over a 40-minute period, I thought we kept fresh legs in there and made them play a little bit quicker than they wanted...

  • Date:
    Aug 10, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado • Box Score • Additional Quotes •  Photo Gallery • Video Highlights With a commanding 104-74 win over Canada (3-2) that saw the USA (5-0) paced by 25 points and 11 rebounds from tournament MVP A’ja Wilson (Heathwood Hall H.S./ Hopkins,...

Head coach Dawn Staley (University of South Carolina) On how the team performed tonight: I thought we put a good first half together in which we built ourselves a big lead, and then we had a letdown in the second half. I don’t know if it was their youth or just being complacent, letting their...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado • Box Score • Additional Quotes • Video Highlights • Photo Gallery Playing together in its first game of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team (1-0) debuted with an impressive 104-55 win over Mexico...

Colorado Springs, Colorado Head Coach Dawn Staley (University of South Carolina) Overall thoughts on the USA’s first game: We came out energized; we made a conscious effort to get the post players the ball and take advantage of our size. I think for the most part they executed the game plan....